Transform 2021 Elevate your enterprise data technology and strategy. July 12-16 Register Today Elevate your enterprise data technology and strategy at Transform 2021. An overload of productivity tools is, ironically, killing workers’ productivity. That is the conclusion Cornell University’s Ellis Idea Lab researchers drew after a survey found that people were wasting 59 minutes of
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Syska Bolt SW200 with SpO2 monitoring, hand sanitisation reminder, and heart rate monitoring has been launched in India. The smartwatch is Syska’s second entrant into the fast-growing smartwatch segment in the country. Syska has partnered with Flipkart as the exclusive retailer for the Bolt SW200 smartwatch. It has been designed keeping in mind the ongoing
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The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) Thursday said it disrupted and took down the infrastructure of an underground marketplace known as “Slilpp” that specialized in trading stolen login credentials as part of an international law enforcement operation. Over a dozen individuals have been charged or arrested in connection with the illegal marketplace. The cyber crackdown,
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President Joe Biden on Wednesday withdrew a series of Trump-era executive orders that sought to ban new downloads of WeChat and TikTok, and ordered a Commerce Department review of security concerns posed by those apps and others. The administration of former President Donald Trump had attempted to block new users from downloading the apps and
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In a first for India, Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-cell (CAR-T) therapy, a type of gene therapy for blood cancer treatment, was successfully conducted last Friday at the Bone Marrow Transplant unit at the Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer (ACTREC), Tata Memorial Hostpital in Mumbai in collaboration with IIT Bombay. The Central
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Transform 2021 Elevate your enterprise data technology and strategy. July 12-16 Register Today Elevate your enterprise data technology and strategy at Transform 2021. Dhaval Moogimane and Amy Fletcher, West Monroe Partners Technology companies are continuing their shift to As-a-Service (XaaS) models -– and for good reason: they’re lucrative, popular with investors, and allow software companies
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Banks must set aside enough capital to cover losses on any Bitcoin holdings in full, global banking regulators proposed on Thursday, in a “conservative” step that could prevent widescale use of the cryptocurrency by major lenders. The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, made up of regulators from the world’s leading financial centres, proposed a twin
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Tata Sky Music service has been revamped to integrate Tata Sky Music and Tata Sky Music+ subscriptions. It aims to offer a “360-degree music experience” on TV and its mobile app at an affordable price. Originally, the two Tata Sky Music services were separate with Tata Sky Music+ offering some additional benefits over the standard
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Overwatch developer Blizzard Entertainment is planning to introduce cross-platform play on consoles and PC. The news about the cross-platform play was first confirmed through a Reddit thread. Overwatch was launched in 2016 but it is didn’t support cross-platform play or cross-progression on all available platforms. For those uninitiated, Overwatch is a team-based multiplayer first-person shooter
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Bolstering password policies in your organization is an important part of a robust cybersecurity strategy. Cybercriminals are using compromised accounts as one of their favorite tactics to infiltrate business-critical environments; as we’ve seen in recent news, these attacks can be dangerous and financially impactful. Unfortunately, account compromise is a very successful attack method and requires
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Transform 2021 Elevate your enterprise data technology and strategy. July 12-16 Register Today Elevate your enterprise data technology and strategy at Transform 2021. NextNav plans to go public at a $1.2 billion valuation through a special purpose acquisition company, or SPAC. NextNav has spent the past decade trying to create three-dimensional positional technology so that
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Battlefield 2042 multiplayer first person shooter for PlayStation, Xbox, and PC has been officially revealed through a trailer that shows its game engine footage. The game is being developed by DICE and published by Electronic Arts with a release date of October 22. The trailer previews some of the game modes of the multiplayer-only game.
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An emerging ransomware strain in the threat landscape claims to have breached 30 organizations in just four months since it went operational, riding on the coattails of a notorious ransomware syndicate. First observed in February 2021, “Prometheus” is an offshoot of another well-known ransomware variant called Thanos, which was previously deployed against state-run organizations in
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Like supermarkets, restaurants, and purveyors of sourdough bread, the illegal drugs trade went digital to serve its customers during lockdown, and could stay that way when the COVID-19 pandemic is over, Europe’s drugs agency said on Wednesday. “The pandemic is pushing drug criminals online, reinforcing a trend,” said the European Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva
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Meat processing company JBS on Wednesday confirmed it paid extortionists $11 million in bitcoins to regain access to its systems following a destructive ransomware attack late last month. “In consultation with internal IT professionals and third-party cybersecurity experts, the company made the decision to mitigate any unforeseen issues related to the attack and ensure no
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